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HUB CEO Margaret Loesch to depart at the end of the year
HUB CEO Margaret Loesch to depart at the end of the year

Margaret Loesch, president and chief executive of the Hub, a kids network co-owned by Discovery Communications and toymaker Hasbro Inc., is leaving the channel at the end of year. Launched in October 2010, the Hub has struggled to compete against Viacom's Nickelodeon empire and Walt Disney Co.'s Disney Channel and Disney XD. The network's ratings have grown, but its audience is tiny in comparison to its more entrenched rivals. Its most popular shows include "My Little Pony Friendship Is Magic" and "Littlest Pet Shop." The departure of Loesch, a well-regarded programmer with lots of experience in the kids space, will likely set off speculation about...

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